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Reviewed 11 September 2016

When we arrived, yes the comments were fairly accurate, tired and dated. staff were friendly and welcoming. the rooms again are tired and dated, but clean and good supply of hot water, clean bedding, our bathroom looked fairly new, shower,flooring and tiles. we were part of a group of 10 and we all found the same. The food was not...

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The worst hotel please don't go there it was very uncomfortable and as for the food it was awful only had the breakfast a full English what a laugh it was cold just awful the next table which had 10 people on it were having a competition on who had the softest eggs they were rock hard we booked two...

1Thank jaynekinggett
Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Arrived on seven night stay dining room not in use dined in the entertainment room .not very comfortable. TV in bedroom very old water dripped though ceiling after heavy shower on to our bed. hotel needs a lot of attention

1Thank 204seagull
Rugby Warwickshire
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We Stayed here on a Booked Trip through Harry Shaw for 2 nights upon arrival was able to check in straight away although could tell the moment we walked in the hotel was somewhat dated décor not to my personal taste but that's just me and it reflected in the facilities aswell we checked into our room which was ok...

Thank Ianb87
Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

In this hotel, it seems a luck of the draw to how modern your room is. We had two rooms, a double and a double single, one of the rooms had a modernish tv but the bathroom was dated. However, in the double single room it had a old crt tv with a modernish bathroom. I do however have concerns...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

terrible food. room was not a double but a single with a double bed. windows were welded tight with gloss paint. could not open them on what was a very hot night. manager would not move us as he said he had nothing left. however we now know that the whole top floor was only occupied by one couple. plus...

1Thank Brian W
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

What can I say the beds were comfy, So what if there's only 3 channels and no phone signal your on holiday it was great to get away from it all......The breakfast was a good choice plenty of tea and coffee in your room, You get what you pay for if you want 4 or 5 star then pay the...

Thank suetow
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Just came back from this hotel. Room was ok, food left a lot to be desired, could get knocked down with post office vans on the left of hotel. Staff were very friendly. Caledonia Travel get shot of this condemned place. Have never seen so many buckets on floors collecting rain water in all my life.... Ilfracombe was lovely. Coach...

1Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel is shabby outside not accessible for wheelchair users. Bedrooms need a overhaul lighting not the best. Light in my bathroom was not working reported it on first day still was not sorted on day four.Service at meal times was very, very slow. There was only 2 members of staff serving which took them 2 hours to serve 50 guests....

1Thank Irene M
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Just nearing our holiday in ilfracombe and we have had a good time food has been first class as has the entertainment and the staff very helpful would gladly come again if we are down here again thank you allas we came all the way from carlisle

1Thank valerie h

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A warm welcome awaits you at Devon Bay Hotel. Its Stately Victorian exterior fully compliments the stylish and characteristic interior, blending old and new styles to create a unique and exciting environment. Our large and airy restaurant looks out to the front of the hotel, serving freshly prepared breakfast and dinner every day. We also have a large bar and comfortable lounge areas, which are great to sit and enjoy a drink and relax. The Devon Bay Hotel is ideally located in the bustling centre of Ilfracombe, minutes from the cliff tops and beautiful sandy beach, meaning guests have everything they need within walking distance. Our aim at Devon Bay Hotel is to ensure that your stay with us is pleasurable. You will always receive a friendly warm welcome, whether you are visiting us for lunch or dinner, a function or an overnight stay. Whether business or pleasure, why not make the Devon Bay Hotel first on your list of new venues to visit - we look forward to welcoming you. Step outside and you are on the Promenade with its many shops, cafes, and the Landmark Theatre complex. Open all year around, we offer Christmas and New Year Packages and our nightly entertainment ensures that your visit to the Devon Bay Hotel will be enjoyable. ... more   less 

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Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AF, England (Formerly Grosvenor Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: $122 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Devon Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Grosvenor Hotel Ilfracombe
Devon Bay Hotel Ilfracombe, UK
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Ilfracombe
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“Room 201 was the room we stayed in and it was lovely room..!”
 of 5 bubbles , 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room at the front as you will get at least partial view of sea or gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles Polestar46, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“do not bother”
 of 5 bubbles brianwF3544QT, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ok for a weekend noisy gulls all night take ear plugs”
 of 5 bubbles jacko5764, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 105 on the first floor, which was very nice”
 of 5 bubbles nickimurray59, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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